Things to do this Halloween in Suffolk

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Autumn is my favourite season, bringing with it Halloween at the end of October. I thought I would write a post sharing things to do around Suffolk that I have found online! Scaresville EAST ANGLIA’S PREMIER AWARD WINNING SCARE ATTRACTION The Legend of Scaresville . . . Locals whisper of an old village that appears […]

Maternity Photoshoot Ipswich – Suffolk Maternity Specialist

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Are you thinking about booking a pregnancy photo shoot? You may like the idea of a photoshoot to capture your bump, but are a little unsure of what’s involved. Allow me to give you a little insight into a typical maternity photoshoot with Ipswich based photographer Carly, at Little Violet Photography. The beginning Your session […]

Newborn baby photoshoot – why it can take 4 hours

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You have probably come to my website and then gone straight to my pricing (hopefully you viewed my work at the same time) and wondered why Newborn shoots say ‘2-4 hour session’. Let me explain why photographing your newborn baby can sometimes take 4 hours We go at baby’s pace When you visit me for […]

Digital Images vs Prints.. What’s the difference? Ipswich Photographer

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I am sometimes asked what the difference is between digital images and prints, so allow me to explain as best as I can! Prints A print is an image printed on photographic paper, a digital image now, but in the times before digital, it was film. Prints can come in all sorts of sizes, and […]

Breastfeeding Photo Shoots in Ipswich Suffolk

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Breastfeeding is something very close to my heart, literally. Having fed my daughter for an extended amount of time, I am a strong advocate for the benefits of breastfeeding for both baby and mum. It wasn’t easy for me at the start. Believe me. With my first child I just couldn’t ‘get it’. The midwife […]

Christmas Photo Shoot Ipswich Suffolk

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I know, I know, it’s really far too early to be talking about a Christmas photo shoot… But in order to make sure you get your gorgeous photos in time to order Christmas gifts/cards with them, we need to plan early. If you are an email subscriber, you will have heard about my plans for […]

Little Violet Photography Rebranding Ipswich Photographer

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I will start off with a brief history of my business, for those of you who have stumbled upon me having never known me under my previous business name ‘Carly Seaman Photography’ When I had my second child I was obsessed with photographing her as I knew how fast she would grow. Her older brother had […]

Wall Art to Purchase at Little Violet Photography Ipswich

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I am in the process of creating a lovely display of samples of the wall art you can purchase from me in my studio. They demonstrate how gorgeous it is to have your images on the wall rather than tucked away in a drawer on your USB. Pictured here: Acrylic Orb, Birch Sphere and Multi-Aperture […]

Preparing for Your Newborn Photo Shoot at Little Violet Photography Ipswich

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The key to a successful newborn photo shoot is preparation. Please don’t confuse this with me expecting your little one to be in any sort of routine, as this just isn’t possible at their age. However during the ideal window for Newborn photos, 5-14 days, they do tend to sleep a lot so we can […]

What Should I Wear to my Family Photo Shoot Ipswich?

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This is a question I often get asked so I thought I would write a blog post offering some advice based on my own experience. Everyone has their own style, and it is important that you wear something you are happy to wear. There’s nothing worse than uncomfy clothes, and children won’t hold back their feelings […]